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Staying home: Migration from Kerala declines for the first time in 50 years

Subject : | Source(s) : https://scroll.in/article/840436/staying-home-migration-from-kerala-declines-for-the-first-time-in-50-years | Date : 13-Jun-2017

For the first time since the pioneers set sail for the Gulf countries in the 1960s, emigration from Kerala shows signs of decline. The Kerala Migration Survey 2016, conducted by Professor Irudaya Rajan of the Centre for Development Studies, shows that 22.4 lakh migrants from Kerala live in different parts of the world today, down from 24 lakh in 2014.

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